Essays about: "patriarchy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 102 essays containing the word patriarchy.

  1. 1. Men, Machos and Masculinity – A Qualitative Study on how Bolivian Women’s Organizations Approach Gender and Masculinities

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Charlotte Pedersen; [2020]
    Keywords : feminism; indigeneity; masculinity norms; hegemonic masculinity; patriarchy; gender equality; machismo; decolonial feminism; new masculinities; Bolivia.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines understandings of gender with an emphasis on masculinities among Bolivian feminist and women´s organizations. The specific aim has been to find out to what extent their understandings of gender include masculinities, and if so, what are their agendas and political positionings in relation to their work with men and boys. READ MORE

  2. 2. Shakespeare’s Representation of Women : A Feminist Reading of Shakespeare’s Hamlet

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för humaniora

    Author : Mathilda Samuelsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Shakespeare; Hamlet; Gertrude; Ophelia; Women; Feminism; Feminist Criticism; Patriarchy; Femininity; Masculinity;

    Abstract : Shakespeare’s Hamlet is a nuanced play that illustrates revenge, madness, and complex relationships. The paper proposes a feminist reading of Hamlet and analyses the play’s central characters, Gertrude, Ophelia, Hamlet, Claudius, Polonius, and Laertes, and their behaviour under the influence of a patriarchal society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Plant-based diets, planet power, and the patriarchy: A study on food and identity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Ellen Andersson; Louise Bonnevier; [2020]
    Keywords : Social anthropology; sustainability; plant-based; identity; naturalness; ethical values; gender stereotypes; communication; consumption; globalization.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Much research has been done on the sustainability of food consumption in the science sphere, but the research on social sustainability and plant-based diets are lacking in anthropology. This thesis aims to investigate how cultural perceptions affect what we choose to eat and if these perceptions can be challenged for the sake of sustainability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Mediating Justice in Sex Trafficking : A closer look to media representations and discourses about the sex trade in the context of the Epstein case

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/JMK

    Author : Maria de la Huerga Alonso; [2020]
    Keywords : Sex trafficking; sex trade; human rights; media justice; media responsibility; postwestphalian; representation; recognition; discourses; power; ideology; patriarchy.;

    Abstract : Sex trafficking, the fastest growing form of human trafficking, exacerbates among the world’s most vulnerable and marginalized women and girls. News media, as powerful social institutions, have the potential to shape opinions and attitudes towards critical issues (Sobel 2014). READ MORE

  5. 5. The Representation of Space in The House on Mango Street : A literary analysis with pedagogical implications for upper secondary students

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Lärarutbildningen

    Author : Mia Elander; [2020]
    Keywords : The House on Mango Street; Literary analysis; The Production of Space; Social Space; Henri Lefebvre.;

    Abstract : This essay explores the power dynamics embedded in the construction and perception of spatial environments in the novel The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. With the help of Henri Lefebvre’s theory of space as a socially constructed phenomenon and practice, this essay argues that the characters’ experience and perception of spaces in the novel including the house and the street are entangled with the dominating forces related to gender, identity and patriarchy in the surrounding society. READ MORE